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the cliff to 25543. >>> senator michael crapo of ied low has been arrested -- idaho has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. he was pulled over sunday morning for running a red light in virginia. he failed a field sobriety test. the senator issued a statement saying he was deeply sorry and would deal with whatever penalty comes his way. he's due in court january 4. >>> former president george h.w. bush may not be home in time for christmas. doctors at a houston hospital say the 41st president needs to build up his energy before he can be released. the 88-year-old bush was hospitalized november 23 for a bronchitis-related cough. >>> president obama was among the more than 1,000 people attending a memorial service for the late hawaii senator daniel inouye. the army veteran and war hero died of respiratory complications last monday. hawaii's governor and military leaders also attended. inouye was 88 years old. he was the second longest serving senator in u.s. history. >>> a loudoun county police dog missing since last friday has been found. bronco, the german sheph
. >> michael jackson's late effort family drama, this year's headlines read like a movie script. but it also brought a loss to some entertainment legends. hears a look at some of the biggest stories. ♪ and i will always love you >> the body of 48-year-old whitney houston lay on the fourth floor of the beverly hilton hotel. police saying that they showed up about 3:55:00 p.m. pacific time responding to a distress call there at the hotel and they found whitney houston dead tonight. ♪ >> the night's big winner was adelle. walking away with six grammys. ♪ >> taylor swift stole the show for the second year in a row. she was crowned entertainer of the year. >> three, two, one! >> you know how to hunt. >> only one comes out. >> it's starting to hit us huge. >> an ode to old hollywood. it stole the spotlight. first silent movie to win the title since the first oscar ceremony 83 years ago. >> welcome. we are very happy to have you as always here with american bandstand. >> few people touched the entertainment world white the way dick clark did. he had the new year's eve specials. he had so many
for all of that. >> two of my faves so par. >> costume jewelry, shoes, michael kors, we love. they are unstoppable. we have some things that are very positive. >> the slowdown that we saw going into -- you yourself saw, what was the cause? >> the hurricane. the fiscal cliff. yes, people know what the fiscal cliff is outside of this arena. and the third is unseasonably warm weather. >> what about newtown? did that -- >> hard for us -- it had to have. i mean -- that's not something that we can monitor but common sense indicates -- retailers are saying that oh, my god, it did impact us. why not? and that wasp just in the northeast. that was across america. >> right. >> it was devastating. put them all together and it was challenge. >> i bet it made a lot of parents rethink material. >> absolutely. one would think. yes. >> now what? even if you see a pickup in sales afterwards everything has been discounted. this is not that good anymore. >> it is not as bad as you think. a lot of the discounts with retailers was planned. they planned it before they even went into the season. and
soup can do. c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! ♪ >>> welcome back to "hardball." the tragic school shooting in newtown, connecticut, has put renewed focus, of course, not just on the guns but on school safety itself. the nra's wayne lapierre had this suggestion. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation and to do it now. >> but here is what it looks like when you run the numbers. slate magazine took a look at what a program to put armed guards in every school might cost. there are nearly 100,000 public sc
, michael, i'm very much with you and with the folks you've been talking to in the sentiment to you and the president express. but i do want to avoid the puck is on both houses when you say democrats and republicans. at least the president has really come a long way. he gave the republicans a higher income tax threshold. he gave the chain cpi. he cut the debt ceiling in the deal. he gave them another trillion dollars in spending cuts. i think he's absolutely in the right when he says i have tried to compromise and i've been met with complete intransigence. >> an aide tells nbc news senator reid believes republicans should return to negotiating table and work with democrats that avoids the fiscal cliff all together. republicans should support passing a bill that extends tax cuts for families up to $250,000 and delays the so-called sequester while we negotiate additional policies next year. but the bottom line is moving forward will require cooperation from speaker boehner and senator mechanic connell. we hope they'll return from christmas ready to coop rate. >> well, you know, senato
for a picture, and then we did a terrific interview. the story is by michael scheerer, white house correspondent. and i know you got -- joe, i know you predicted it. i tuned in yesterday. i think it's kind of impossible to do an alternative choice. >> there's sometimes you've got to do that. >> he's a dominant figure. you know, this couple of amazing statistics, is he the first president since fdr to win with a majority of the vote in consecutive terms. he did that, you know, against an unemployment rate that was higher than anybody has ever won against except for roosevelt, 75 years ago. and i think the -- you know, part of what our story did, michael scheerer really was the first person to write about, you know, the data crunchers in the obama campaign. but all that showed, it wasn't just about demography, but it was about how the country really has changed and really is changing. and these changes that we've talked about are here right now. i mean, this amazing statistic is that mitt romney won the same percentage of the white vote as george herbert walker bush did in 1988 when he won 436 ele
: michael moore. host: i'm sorry? caller: michael moore. capitalism is dead. host: george, good morning. caller: good morning. george will. he is not an office holder and has no intention of running for public office. he gave a lecture in st. louis on december 4 and it was aired on c-span last evening. it was about progressivism and how would differs from thomas jefferson's vision and view of the basis for our government founded in natural rights. wilson was the opposite in his view. a little bit of a man involved subject. the movement started with president wilson and basically 100 years ago. george will analyze it in his lecture at the differences between the declaration of independence upon which thomas jefferson based the fundamental rights, the natural rights as announced in the declaration of independence. host: what is it about mr. will that makes him a hero to you? caller: he has consistently for decades espoused in billion form. fo brilliant writing he is a conservative in the truest sense of the word. he made clear the distinction between what happened in the french revolution
that santa is supposed to be in, right? >> um-huh. >> steve: michael, you said about the same thing for the most part? >> um-huh. >> steve: then you also sang a song that we can't play that on tv. sorry. >> steve: it's the first stanza that would bug people. you know who this chair belongs. >> to santa. >> steve: neil cavuto. no it's not for neil cavuto. kids, put your hands together, santa claus is coming to town. >> ho ho ho ho, ho ho ho, merry christmas, hi. merry christmas. if he lease navidad. -- feliz navidad. ho ho ho, ho ho ho ho. >> there you go, santa, it's for a boy. >> this is for a girl. girl. girl. come on. >> everybody. my hat. my santa hat. >> steve: threw go, santa. >> thank you. >> there you go ho ho ho. all right, kids. >> >> steve: very nice. >> ho ho ho ho. >> steve: i'm going to get a stapler. >> ho ho ho. >> steve: thank you to bass pro. hottest toys for everybody. very nice. there you go, santa. >> everybody, ho ho ho. merry christmas. >> merry christmas. thanks for coming. >> brian: you only have one more chance to speak to our loved ones that have passed on
director for freedom works, author of "backlash" and fox news contributor. and michael, former senior communications advisor to john kerry's presidential campaign and ceo of vent squared communications. long intros for both of you hard work people. i'm going with you first on this, danene. president obama says he's modestly optimistic. i ask you if there is going to be a deal tomorrow and if so, will it be temporary, just to get us into next year and if that's the case, how is this going to go over with the public? >> there probably will be some of the republicans are going to cave. but in my view, i think the republicans should stand their ground because no deal would be better than a bad deal. it makes absolutely no sense for a politician who should be representing the will of the american people to put this patchwork of bill together which will not be good in the best interest of americans. clearly, i don't want taxes to go up. taxes shouldn't go up on anyone. but to only raise taxes on those who are the top earners will only fund the government something like eight days. this is s
tonight. and we have michael lynn on the to thank for that. mike sl co-chair politics aside 2012 just like 2010 and he of course is a ran strust tee so we're delighted to have him. he'll moderate tonight. and with him and i'll ask the panel to come forward. howard gor dan and michael sheen. >> figs of all, thank you for being here this evening and thank you for being here on a friday night. i don't do this for a live sog you're going to have to fill in in the middle. let's start off shes we all know the wonderful shows and movies you've been involved with, many of which have overlapped with politics from "homeland," "the queen", so the first thing i'd like to ask -- i'd like to talk about the shows "homeland" and "the queen." where did those come from in the first place? >> "24" came from a basic idea, two writers. joel said it was an in the shower idea. i'm thinking about television and in television there are 22 or 24 episodes in a season, thinking about the number 24 and said could you do an entire series of television over the course of one day. and i was an executive at fox at the tim
for michael chiapperini and tomasz kaczowka are held today. joseph hofstetter and jason scardino are recovering from surgery. >>> the moderator of "meet the dress" was interviewing nra vice president wayne lapierre when he brought out something that caught the attention of d.c. police. >> here is a magazine for ammunition that carries 30 bullets. isn't it possible if we got rid of these, if we replaced them and said you could only have a magazine that carries five or ten bullets, isn't it just possible we could reduce the carnage in a situation like newtown? >> i don't believe that's going to make one difference. >> it's not known whether that magazine was an authentic clip or just a prop. possessing a large capacity magazine is illegal in the district of columbia. police are investigating. nbc not commenting. >>> guess what it's boxing in the uk, canada and several other country and shoppers are mobbing the stores. these are the crowds in london. the 26th of december is like black friday here in the united states. analysts expect 4 million british shopper also spend nearly $5 bi
to being the main attraction. thank you, david rubenstein, michael kaiser, and the kennedy center trusties and everyone who has worked so hard to hold president kennedy's commitment to supporting the arts. i also want to recognize another one of president kennedy's amazing legacy, and that is his wonderful daughter, caroline, who is here tonight. [applause] none of this would be possible without the co-chairs of the president's committee on arts and humanities, george stevens. there he is. [applause] and his son, michael. where did michael go? there he is. they have produced the kennedy center honors for 35 years now. tonight we continue a tradition of the white house by honoring extraordinary people who have no business being on the same stage together. [laughter] uy sitting nextot dustin hoffman. all three living members of led zeppelin in one place. so this is a remarkable evening and speaks to something that has always made this country great, the idea that here in america, more than any other place on earth, we are free to follow passions, explore our own gifts and people from all ove
sidekick, bill schulz. michael moynihan and his christmas wish is to be wrapped around fish. our new york times correspondent. >> according to arts and leisure there are only four more shopping days until, that's right, the premiere of "less miserables" and i will be there. i will be there ♪ ♪ and this i swear to you tonight ♪ ♪ there is no place for you to hide ♪ ♪ your child will live within my care ♪ ♪ wherever you may hideaway ♪ and i will raise it to the light ♪ ♪ i swear to you ♪ i swear to you ♪ i will be there ♪ but i want to see "the hobbit." >> porch you ruin everything. greg? >> thanks for that. >>> you guys are on top of your game tonight downstairs in that control room. it is friday night drinking. everybody is wasted. it is santa's sleigh, no place for a lay. news busters call itself a christmas image viewers could not have done without, or could have done without. and the detroit news says it goes somewhere it hospital. it shouldn't. and my cousin clarence said it was sticky. anyway, they are talking about the samsung ad. >> santa, we made a vide
idaho republican michael crapo after he ran a red light. he failed a field sobriety test and booked into jail released on $1,000 bond he will be back in court january 4th. >>> mitt romney's son said his dad never wanted the top job. tag g romney said his dad was reluctantly convinced to run. he said he wanted to be president less than anyone i've met in my life. he no desire to run. tag g romney said he and his mother -- helped convinced them to run he says his father loves the country but dislikes the attention. >>> senator bickering over who is to blame for bringing the country to the edge of the year end fiscal cliff are calling on congress to get back to work thursday as soon as third christmas break is over. president obama will return from hawaii as well. gop leaders are predicting évu e new year will come out an >> reporter: some republicans lawmakers say president obama wants the country to fall off the fiscal cliff. >> we were gonna go over the cliff before, and now because it is what the president wants you cannot negotiate with someone who does not want to negotiate. >>
of the tongue cost a woman $4,000. >> money-saving tips for last minute shoppers with michael finney. we'l >> ama: good evening, i'm ama daetz in tonight's headlines we're keeping track of the happen storm, and a canopy at a gas station fell. nobody was hurt. in the oakland hills a tree fell and took powerlines with it. 1500 people were without electricity for an hour. >> there are just a few hours left to finish your holiday shopping. many stores are offering deep discounts and others are staying open longer. one poll says two-thirds of shoppers have not finished getting their holiday gifts. in many instances it's a battle just to find a spot in the parking lot. >> the country is nine days away from falling off the looming fiscal cliff. tonight there are some who think the matter will be resolved and some who think otherwise. >> the first family arrived in the dark but woke up to paradise for the holidays. however the president may not stay because he didn't get his wish, deal with coverage members streamed out of the capitol last night with no agreement to avert the fiscal cliff. john
. how starbucks is taking a public stand on looming fiscal cliff. >> i'm michael finney. did you receive a new tv over the holidays? coming up, best money-saving options for a home theater system. (;ñ;ñ;ñ;ñ;ñ$x >>> church supposed dob a save haif yerngs a place to worship in peace. >> an east bay mother is in the hospital after protecting her children fromhc a stray bullet. she's talking with abc 7 news about this ordeal. >> nick smith joins us live with the story. nick? >> cheryl, dan, good evening. maria is expected to survive her injuries. she expected them to learn a lesson about the christmas holidays. instead, her children sought mother, shot, hit by a stray bullet. maria has a frightening story to tell. >> we're at church with my daughter and people passed by shooting at church. >> she spoke to me from hervhlé hospital bed, shaken by the scene of events plague out on monday night. >> i look back and saw a bullet coming at my son's head. i threw myself over my son. >> the reverend was selling -- telling a 4i whe when... >> boom, boom.'h7qsç we had to stop the sermon. go do
vacuums on the market. michael finney has a look at the brands that work the best. >> batted bad weather across the nation is likely to be the grinch spoiling travel plans. >> mount tam camera, we see partly cloudy skies. most mostly cloudy later and then the rain. i'm spencer christian and christmas forecast is coming up. >> carolyn: it is a very easy drive right now on bay bridge, toll plaza live no wait even if you don't have fastrak, i can sail through. we'll continue >> dan: bad weather is spoiling good times for many this holiday season. there are many travelers will won't be where they were planning. >> forecasters are predicting a write christmas for the northeast. residents of syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime and frustrated drivers stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. winds were fierce and blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> there is no place like home for the holidays but the weather isn't making it easy to get there. it has delayed and stranded millions of travelers. >> there is a lot of spinouts further east. there is
on your holiday shopping list? michael finney with the models coming out on top in a new . >>> welcome back. monday morning christmas eve, partly cloudy this afternoon, breezy along the coast upper 40s to near 50 most of the rain in southern california now where going to stay mid 60s there sierra will die the rain and snow, snow tapering now low 40s there 51 sacramento, 59 fresno, 47 near chico. here's the winter weather advisory tomorrow 4:00, to wednesday 4:00, 10 15 inches of snow above 7,000 feet. >>> if you are getting ready to buy a new vacuum there are lots of choices. >> michael finney shows us which models clean best in a new consumer reports at the time. >> reporter: good morning. no one likes to call have you thought about how many miles you've vacuumed in your life? probably not. the consumer reports has. in its latest test, testifiers vacuumed 16 miles of -- testers vacuumed 16 miles. vacuums are these days are stylish and sleek these are some of the 73 uprights consumer reports put through tough tests. >> from $80 to more than $1,000. >> reporter: the most important test
, maggie haberman. michael steele, notorious as we call you here. thank you for your time. indubable. chris solizza. >> i assume they are compliments. >> they are $5 compliments. >> emmy darling. emmy darling. the man with the golden throat. cnbc guru john harwood. our favorite wonk of them all. president obama's money bunny bill burton. >> money bunny? >> given the hop to it attitude. current editor of "now." >> we want to make you the official cultural ambassador of the program now. >> okay! >> we can always count on a little help from our friends. >> always handsome martin bashir. >> you've put me between two of the most attractive people on this network, jonathan capehart. >> i got a title, did you know that? >> this is a legendary moment. >> this is hot. >> this is hot. >> in the days before my time, less known your time -- >> we're just babies around you. >> that's why i come on, to get my wag on. i get my wag on. >> stop right now. >> now! >> thank you for getting me wag on. >> anybody watching this show, by the way, doesn't have direct plans to vote is an idiot. go vote, vote. don't
. >>> good evening, americans, welcome to "the ed show." i'm michael eric dyson in for ed schultz. the president of the united states just told congress they have to get to work. so as ed would say, let's get to work. >> the american people are watching what we do here. obviously, their patience is already thin. this is deja vu all over again. >> we're in the home stretch for the fiscal cliff, but is there still hope? senator sheldon whitehouse and representative january schakowsky a lot of the latest on today's high-stakes meeting at the white house. and robert reich on the sad shame of this year's do-nothing congress. the gun violence continues in chicago. tonight, the reverend jesse jackson on the city's grim milestone of 500 homicides in one year. and it's nearly 2013, but attitudes on race remain two centuries behind. >> the way i look at it, it's freedom of speech. >> the reverend marcia dyson, and the president of the national urban league on the fresh bigotry of supposed post-racial america. >>> with three days left before the start of the new year, it's put up or shut up
or a little. >> thank you very much. >> speaking of abundance, up next, our friend michael schumer is back with all that's skeptical. we don't call him the resident skeptic for nothing. poor. >> from politics to the weather and stories beyond our understanding, 2012 has been a whirl wind tour to be sure. good news despite the dooms day calendar, but for how long. with us is our resident skeptic who is founding publisher is skeptic magazine and the skeptic society. thank you very much for being with us. we didn't -- the world didn't end. we are all still here. shouldn't these dooms day predictors be admitting that they were wrong right now. >> they will spin doctor it and rationalize their failed prophesy. one of the favorite books is when prophesy fails. he went to the mountain top of the cultists, waiting for the mother ship to see what would rap. when it didn't, they doubled down and increased the intensity of their belief and rationalized that they miscalculated the day and that in fact it was a spiritual change. been hearing the last two days. was that the mayan calendar thing was not
buzz feeds zeke miller. politico's maggie and georgetown university professor michael eric dyson. irene carmone of salon. new year's resolution important congress, kick the habit of procrastinating. >> coming up against a hard deadline here and as i said, this is a conversation we should have had months ago. >> that was senator mitch mcconnell reflecting on why congress has done so little in those 514 days since it passed the bunt control act. that legislation, of course, machine dated those automatic arbitrary spending cuts supposed to motivate congress tone act some kind of comprehensive budget reform. it hasn't worked out had a way. we are now four days away if the fiscal curb. this is the first time all of the congressional leaders met with the president since november 16 in a post-election session. and new this morning, cnbc's john heart swood reporting a mini deal could be in the works. without it like a 60 to 90-day deal and include some tax raises basically for those making about $400 $400,000 or more. this morning a few senators in both parties struck a hopeful tone about the m
the tea cools. >> right. >> that's what history is. and it takes our friend michael beschloss as a rule, you can't write about a president in full until 25 years after they leave office. >> yeah. >> and again and again that's true. >> let me ask you this. by the way, you talk about a time that richard nixon came over to your house and you were a young man -- young woman. >> mean joe all the time. >> ex-presidents would come over. he came to talk to your dad and you just talked about how broken and how sad -- >> it might have just been the timing but he was on a seat on our porch and it was sunset. and it's just a chair in the middle of the porch and he was just sitting there. >> slumped over, beaten. >> waiting for my parents to come out. he had a lot of physical challenges, as well, but i just -- i couldn't take my eyes off him. >> i felt the same thing with lbj. he used to walk me down to the place where he was born, the birth house, and look to see how many license plates were there, hoping that people were visiting it. and then at the library he wanted more people to be at his libra
you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! >>> you can run but you can't hide from the impending cliff of doom. despite what steve might tell you watching fiscal cliff nonsense in washington can make you feel powerless. our next guest is here with the tips on how to make -- take some of you power back. joining us is rick newman, chief business correspondent for "u.s. news & world report" and author of "rebounders." so tell us, what can the average person do to sort of thwart against the realities of the fiscal cliff? >> my first tip is just rel
because britain threatens to arrest him if he steps foot on british soil. i recently spoke with michael ratner, president emeritus of the center for constitutional rights and asked about the jeremy hammond case here in new york. >> the center for constitutional rights and myself and lawyers for julian assange and wikileaks, wikileaks has two very big sources of documents. one of them are the documents allegedly that bradley manning up loaded, which include the afghan war logs, videos, etc., and that is bradley manning, allegedly. the others are the stratfor documents, the private intelligence company which there are some 5 million documents, the or uploaded to wikileaks. if we talk about our client, julian assange, two of the alleged sources are jeremy hammond, anonymous, and bradley manning. so we're very concerned. i know wikileaks is concerned its sources in a protected in all the support they get. so as part of that, i've been monitoring and gone to various hearings with jeremy hammond, and i went to the prison and met him. i was at his recent bail hearing in federal court were even
carolina, joined by cash michaels, the court and for the wilmington 10 pardons of innocence project and a reporter for the wilmington journal where his been covering the case. then chavis, you served how many years in prison for your conviction and the wilmington 10 case? >> it was about five years. >> what would a part in mean? what's a pardon of innocence would mean the state of north carolina finally realizes the unjust arrest, charges, were all racially and politically motivated. it is time to 40 years later for the state to move this pain from that members of the community and from the state itself. it has been an albatross around this state's net for over 40 years. i think in the spirit of moving forward -- the federal courts to overturn the conviction in 1980. there is no question about our convictions. it has already been overturn. the state should remove the legacy of injustice, the legacy of inequality. we were trying to get the schools desegregated. the wilmington 10 was a scapegoat did all of the information that came out shows we were completely innocent of these charge
week at age 88. >>> senator michael crapo of idaho has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. police in alexandria, virginia pulled the senator over sunday morning for running a red light. police say crapo failed a field sobriety test. the senator issued a statement saying he was deeply sorry and would deal with whatever penalty comes his way. >>> he says he loves christmas. that is his favorite time of the year. for the past 50 years, joseph has had the great passion of decorating his home in fairfax county to be a local must see. but this year he has decided to do something different to benefit the very special children of st. jude's children's research hospital. joining me this morning is joseph. good morning. thank you. who do you have there with you? >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm well. who is standing there with you? >> my wife who is my rock. she's responsible for all the things that i do. >> joseph and tamara, thank you for being with us. tell us about this incredible light show and why you're doing it this year for a different reason? >> well, as
on top of what is happening right now. a lot still happening. michael put this thing out and show us the lightning here. last 10 minutes on the stroke lightning strike. a lot of action going on. heavy storms. lightning bolts up thomasville and jackson and mcintosh. these are also very dangerous part of any system. we always get -- we have a nasty system come through. a lot of lightning strikes. we almost always get homes struck by lightning that can do damage like wind damage. a lot of possibility of rotating storms still in this. michael, widen me out and let's get into the summary view of what is happening here currently at this moment. mainly for washington is the and back into parts of clark county. then we have severe thunderstorm county. these are four mississippi county. that's important. this is important change. what happens when we start to get the back end of the line, squall line. the cold front is behind this. that's when we see warnings start to turn from tornado warnings into severe thunderstorm warnings. and the reason that is is because we get a more linear nature to
on the numbers is michael mcnamara of mastercard advisers. great to have you with us. many analysts, retailers had high hopes for the season. i think it's looking weaker than expected. of course we had hurricane sandy and we're dealing with the fiscal cliff, as well. what do you think the big driver was of these slower growth numbers? >> well, good morning. yes, you hit on two of the big ones. really the season tripped coming out of the starting gate with hurricane sandy. the impact in the northeast and mid-atlantic, both those regions of the country actually had negative holiday seasons for the holiday-related sectors that we track. other areas of the country that were not impacted by significant weather in the southeast, south central, mountain and west, were up 2% to 4% year over year. so really depended on where you were in the country, how but during the holiday season. >> okay. that's definitely interesting to look at, the regional breakdown. i also want to talk about promotions. every year we see the promotions start, it seems, earlier, and discounts are a little deeper. at the end of t
captioning made possible by michael landon productions and nci caption club walker's open! touchdown! i asked you not to do that. pfft! pfft! you, too! max, i'll smack you bald-headed if you keep disturbing the guests! max! don't do that. come on, max. please. when we get to that lake, you'll lose me for a week. you relax and enjoy yourself. i'll handle this assignment myself. sounds great. a week of fishing. there you go with a cigarette again. will you leave me alone? it's my vacation. let me enjoy myself. [thunder] thanks a lot. i didn't do it. you mean? mm-hmm. he must really care about me, the way he worries. could be. why else would he put my cigarette out? maybe he's not anxious to have you up there. can i help you, mr. glidden? we'll be checking out today. right now, actually. i'm sorry to hear that. is anything wrong? well, yes. it's your grandson. with ball-bouncing and skateboarding at all hours, we feel like we're interrupting his vacation. it's best we check out. i apologize for the inconvenience. i'll refund the balance. thank you. send me the bill. again, i'
times" reporter michael gordon. he co-authored the book, "the generals' war: the inside story of the conflict in the gulf." michael, welcome. take us back first of all to the gulf war more than two decades ago. what was it about general schwarzkopf and what he did is that made him be regarded at least by many as a hero. >> well, this is the time in which the american military did not have the confidence of the american public the way it does now. whatever people think of the wars in afghanistan or iraq, they generally believe that the military has done its part. and that wasn't the case then. so we had an all-volunteer force. is there were a lot of weapons that had not really been tried in combat like the stealth fighter, not really in operational circumstances. and they were being put to the test. and there was also the hang over from vietnam, the vietnam syndrome when people wondered could we since vietnam was certainly not a victory, could the american military really succeed in a major conflict abroad? >> warner: so really how hard was strategy, how much did he contribute
" with ed schultz starts right now. >>> good evening, americans. welcome to "the ed show." i'm michael eric dyson, in for ed schultz. breaking news from washington tonight. nbc news has confirmed that the president will host a meeting with all four congressional leaders at the white house tomorrow. this could be their last chance to get something done before we go over the cliff. this is "the ed show." and as ed would say, let's get to work. >> the american people are waiting for the ball to drop. but it's not going to be a good drop. >> senator reid says we are going over the cliff. the market drops. then house republicans announce they will return to washington. congressman charlie rangel and richard wolff will sort out the late-breaking news. >>> the l.a. gun buyback say major success, but is it enough to stem the explosion of gun sales in the wake of newtown? >> i've seen huge uptick in business. our a.r.s have been sold out because people are very concerned about them becoming banned. >> los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa joins me live. >>> plus the louie gohmert plan to arm teache
announcer ] feeling like a shadow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! >>> welcome back to "hardball." when john boehner failed to bring his so-called plan "b" to a vote last week because he didn't have enough republican support to pass it, the speaker abdicated his role in the fiscal cliff talks. he said it was up to the u.s. senate and the white house to do something. the sad reality is that boehner is leading a dysfunctional caucus with a vocal minority of tea partiers who can hold up the chances for any deal. today harry reid accused boehner of caring more about his re-election as speaker than getting
, thank you so much. that's "the ed show." i'm michael eric dyson in for ed schultz. "the rachel maddow show" starts right now. ezra klein is filling in for rachel tonight. not django. good evening, ezra. >> good evening, michael. thank you very much. and thank you to you at home for sticking around for the next hour. rachel has a well-deserved night off. but today on the senate there was a rare sighting on the senate floor. especially around this time of year. right now the senate is usually a bit of a desolate place, but today at exactly 2:34 p.m. eastern standard time there was something big afoot. at 2:34 this afternoon in from the wings of the chamber walked the president of the senate, vice president joe biden. joe biden does not often serve in his capacity as president of the senate. but today was ditch. today joe biden had an incredibly important job to fulfill. >> do you solemnly swear to support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that you will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that you take this obligation free
," the place for politics. [ male announcer ] feeling like a shadow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? be governed by sharia law, have for politics. >>> massachusetts congressman ed markey announced today his candidacy for the united states senate seat held by john kerry who president obama has nominated for secretary of state. markey is a friend and respected guest on "hardball" and has been in the house since 1976. he's the dean of the massachusetts delegation and he has the best values of anybody i know in politics. if he gets the democratic nomination for the senate, he could wind up running against scott brown who won the seat in 2010, then lost it last month. the
show" i'm michael eric dyson in for ed schultz. "the rachel maddow show starts now. ezra klein is filling in for rachel tonight. >> thank you, michael. thank you to you at home for sticking around for the next hour. rachel has the night off but we have big news out of washington, where nothing is happening. the house is not in session, and as of this moment has no plans to be in session for the end of the year. nothing is stirring, not even harry reid. yes, i'm still in the christmas spirit. the president meanwhile is in hawaii and won't be returning until tomorrow. now, normally nothing happening would not be big news in washington. nothing happening is kind of the status quo in washington. getting nothing done is to our political system as saying great is to tony the tiger. it's just kind of what we do now. right now, this week, nothing happening is huge news. the reason is that usually when washington doesn't do anything nothing happens. you do nothing, nothing happens. that's how it goes. in fact that's why people call it doing nothing. after you do it, nothing occurs. if w
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name was peg mullen. she wrote a book about the death of her son, michael mullen. the name of the book was "friendly fire." norman schwartzkopf was the battalion commander. he was so approachable to peg mullen, so human in his relations with peg mullen, who sought to find out how her son was killed in vietnam. he died from friendly fire, which, you know obviously meant he was killed within the confines of his own unit by shrapnel from american weapons fired. it was so impressive to read about then a colonel later to become norm an schwartzkopf general "time" magazine's man of the year who was so human. just that clip we just showed right then compared to a lot of military officials who we see on tv. an actual human being would could say i hope i don't make a mistake. things like that. interesting, at least to me. >> i think very interesting. i grew up -- i was in high school in part of the anti-vietnam protest, so he was a symbol. you kind of respected him. as you grew holder, you learned that you can politically be different and still respect the man. he was the kind of guy that would
chronicle june 14, 2005. >> the not guilty verdicts in the michael jackson trial. front page photo caption, san francisco chronicle june 14, 2005. after the bleeding the blood spattered walls draw the gaze of children wanting to see what has caused such a noise. how can they not stair. arms and legs, pieces of torso scattered, the smell of new death and feared hair. they must be asking the same question. a person who blows themselves up must believe in something. must believe in something or else not. hopelessness degreesed in apnigzs, righteousness disguised in a tuxedo of death much the children don't understand. i being of the dead dying man the bleeding bystanders who left to buy cheese or tobacco. in car bombs suicide bombs and we keep talking as though this will end like the final judgment of that black man who looks white and sleeps with boys but doesn't touch them. after the bleeding the children's shoes will be forever stained in the crimson color of death. who will set the doves free then. >> the next is sdaefrt on the horizon. i'm sure many of you have seen or heard regularly i
by "new york times" reporter michael gordon. he co-authored the book, "the generals' war: the inside story of the conflict in the gulf." michael, welcome. take us back first of all to the gulf war more than two decades ago. what was it about general schwarzkopf and what he did is that made him be regarded at least by many as a hero. >> well, this is the time in which the american military did not have the confidence of the american public the way it does now. whatever people think of the wars in afghanistan or iraq they generally believe that the military has done its part. and that wasn't the case then. so we had an all-volunteer force. is there were a lot of weapons that had not really been tried in combat like the stealth fighter not really in operational circumstances. and they were being put to the test. and there was also the hang over from vietnam, the vietnam syndrome when people wondered could we since vietnam was certainly not a victory, could the american military really succeed in a major conflict abroad? >> warner: so really how hard was strategy, how much did he contribute to
of our other guests john: we're back with audience comments and questions for michael shurmur. brian cafler, david ropiak, and jonathan bean. so, who is first? >> if you ask those people you interviewed on the street, they would agree that government, for the most part is inept and corrupt, on the same token those same people i would think would want more government intervention to have an even playing field for people in this country, what do you think these two issues, the ineptness and corruptness don't coincide with their desire for less government. john: anyone, i agree with him, people say that government is corrupt. we need government to fix that. >> i think, yes, but as long as it is our tribe we're connected to then we feel like they will make the right decisions if they are the decisions we want them to make. if it is going in favor of the otr tribe, that we don't like, then we'll attack them as being incompetent and comment corrupt. >> there is an interesting example of this in texas. they have aup t adopted somethir drunk driving called no refusal, in many states, when yo
sandy was no exception. here is another example. michael of brooklyn, check this out, every day he is treading his death in his red suit with his red cent delivering presents to boys and girls. he gets requests from kids and has been blessed with a huge influx of the nation's. michael johnson the qualifies for the nice list, and i'm thankful they're out there. that's my "2 cents more." here is how you vote in on the poll question we asked on gerriwillis.com with the emphasis ts holiday season, has. >> wall street is very concerned. no doubt the average folks at home who have been cutting back more inclined to hang onto their wallets. they don't know what will happen. thank you congress. thank you mr. president. >> it is charities' season. makes us feel good to give. that is why there is a concert for storm victims. a bit greedy businesses ted turner did not like that idea. >> there is nothing more to say list. >> good by. >> now there are new ways to give to charity. >> where should you give? tonight. >> what does charity mean to you? the media obsesses what celebrities do and big
security. stomach michael gordon covered the war for "the new york times" and the endgame is his newest book. this is book tv on c-span2. >>> now from the 2012 miami book fair international, michael talked about his book what money can't buy the morrill in the markets in which he addresses the ethical question is their something wrong with the world in which everything is for sale? this is about 40 minutes. [applause] >> thank you, david, everybody for coming. today i would like to engage all of us in a discussion of the question of the book. it's an easy question to state -- i'm sorry easy to answer what should be the role of money in markets in our society? today there are fewer things that money can't buy. if you are sentenced to a jail term and california just in case that happens to anyone of you, you should know that if you don't like the standard accommodations you can buy a prison cell upgrade. it's true. for how much, do you suppose? how much do you think it costs? $5,000? $90 a night. or if you are a tourist suppose you go to washington, d.c. on the congressional hearing that
to think about. >> still ahead michael finney coming up next. >> yes. going to bat for an iphone user claiming his credit card company failed to deliver on a >>> you know a lot of credit card companies entice with reward points and cash back. >> however, rules can change. one man claims he lost out on benefits. >> so he came for help. michael is here with the story. >> yes. this guy bought two iphones expecting a reward. however, his credit card company says iphone 5 is no longer eligible forlzz4p reward. well, that isn't seem right to the consumer so i stepped in to help view a message so press one. >> sean cooper left his iphone 5 read message as loud. it plays music and takes pictures. >> last one two years. and so... you know... the new technology is always a draw. >> sean reorderered two iphones one for himself, one for his dad, but at $360, they weren't cheap. so sean decided to use his discover card to get a 5% bonus, and take a sting out of the price. >> they double checked the determines to4u% make sure that it was included. >> sean went to the shop discover web site listing
with a call to put armed guards in america's schools as new york city's mayor michael bloomburg tells me he finds the plan ridiculous. that's on "nightline." >>> a san jose parent is worried children walking to school in her neighborhood will get hurt trying to dodge cars in a busy intersection. >> it is in south san jose where there are five schools near the intersection of center road and easy street. >> the i team's dan noyes has the story. >> neighborhood children try to navigate an anxious line of commuters every morning here at the corner of center road and easy street in san jose where there is no crosswalk. >> the cars don't even stop. if they do, i feel like i have to run because they are not stoping. >> there sbt much here to -- there isn't much here to separate cars and kids. we saw for ourselves how aggressive drivers use the entire stretch of this neighborhood road as a shortcut to get to capital expressway or the freeway. how students are forced to walk close to the busy expressway. some take their chances cutting between cars. car after car after car, blocking the way so kids
by fifth grade. - speaking of angels, on "highway to heaven," michael landon played one. - my pleasure! - he was on a mission from god, and with his trusted sidekick, traveled from town to town to help the lost find their way back to the "highway to heaven." so, naturally, he needed a hair halo. - now, michael landon had what i would call, like, a sex helmet. like, i would liken his hair to that, 'cause it's like, it didn't-didn't really move. it was just, there was so much hair, you know? it was like 90% of his whole body was hair, right? - you can't talk tv hair without a nod, or a bark... [barks] to lassie. the courageous collie spent every waking minute saving her bff's, timmy's, life. - lassie had amazing hair. what i like about her, is she's the kind of girl you could just stroke and stroke all day long, and not end up in h.r. - how many millions of women, and a few men, fantasized about magnum p.i.'s mustache? it might just be the manliest moustache of all time. - tom selleck doesn't have a mustache. he's got a push broom stuck to his lip. - if you had a cool car like magnum, an
. >>> beyond sticker price. michael finney and consumer reports with what else you should be looking at what it time to buy that new car. >>> check out doppler radar fairly quiet to most areas a few scattered rain and snow showers to our north little snow in the grapevine and snow showers in the sierra, low 40s today. 51 sacramento, increasing sun, 60 fresno and big sur, mid 60s l.a., palm springs and san diego. safe travels. here's eric and katie. >>> just about 6:24. >>> the end of the year is typically a great time to buy a new car as dealers offer deals for 2013 models. >> you should be paying attention to much more than just the sticker price. >> reporter: good morning. now is a great time to buy a 2013 car, consumer reports says you can save hundreds if you take advantage of end of the month as well as end of the year deals. there's more to getting a good price. consumer reports out with this latest list of best value cars. sticker price is one thing. how much will a car really cost? the nissan versa is one of the least expensive. poor reliability means it could cost you in the"ñ long
holiday tipping etiquette. michael finney breaks it down. >> dan: a look at virtual gift revolution. the apps we're relying on to get those last minute gifts in time. >> carolyn: the holiday says the time to show payer appreciation to the service providers that help throughout the year. >> dan: it can be tricky. michael finney explains the run down. >> they keep us looking good. mail carriers get us mail rain or shine. sanitation workers do one of dirtiest jobs around. holidays a good time to show your appreciation with a tip. cindy is founder of advanced etd the question. >> tipping is mostly optional in most instances, as a result it's something more personal. >> the survey of 1800 americans found bar bergs receive an average tip of $10. teachers get an average $20. so do mail carriers and newspaper carriers, pet care providers and sanitation workers gardeners do better a ap at $25 and housekeepers get an average tip of $50. >> you tip what you have extra to spare and to share. >> i tip if i feel people give me a friendly good service and treat me kindly and don't make me feel lik
michael kehoe and captain joe rios arrived at sandy hook elementary within minutes of the call. >> we needed to break into the school to get in because the back doors are secured. >> reporter: how did you get it open? >> broke out the window. >> reporter: it was quiet, and the halls were empty. chief kehoe searched sandy hook elementary room by room. >> with the rooms locked, that means the teachers had done their job, locked their doors and hid their children from danger. so we went around the building to the front of the building. >> reporter: tell me about that. >> there was a very tragic observation on all parts because then you could see the carnage that was present. >> reporter: when you saw what was in that classroom, what went through your mind? >> i was devastated, absolutely devastated. i had no words. i felt a little bit of anger towards the person who had done this. >> reporter: did you think there was anyone there to save? >> no. >> reporter: as a first responder, how do you deal with that? >> well, you feel a sense of guilt that you weren't there quick enough to do that.
american eagle outfitters limited, michael cors, macy's' tj and i would say costco was also a winner. >> on the flip side were there retailers that you had high hopes for going into the season but just didn't deliver in the end. >> certainly we will see some becoming more promotion al, some of the children's retailers, whether it was impacted by weather or there was competitive price and they did a good job at it, the children's retailers seemed to have a tougher season this year. >> now is the time of year when we shift into gift card sales. what most people don't realize is those sales get counted until the cards are redeemed. is that enough to save the season? >> not totally but you will have a decent season. around 70 percent of all gift cards are typically redeementd in the month of january. on average you will get consumers buying for themselves. they will take the gift card and add ton to it. that will be interesting in january to see if that happens. >> are there any retail stocks that you would get in and buy now. >> >> i think there are names as we look to 2013, whether it
and also the president of the new york state association of chiefs of police. michael, nice to have you with us. you've been hearing a lot of points of view so far on the program. different aspects of the connection between mental illness and violence. from your perspective, your experience as a law enforcement officer, what's your take on this sm. >> as a law enforcement officer and speaking for the criminal justice system in general, we have taken on pretty much de facto, caring for the mentally yil population. that has switched to the criminal justice community. when i say mentally ill, i think it's important to look at mental illness as a spectrum huge with this end having a person going through a divorce who may not be able to sleep at night and receiving valium from a psychiatrist to the schizophrenic off his medication and possibly homicidal individual. that's an extremely small part. so when you look at the seriously mentally ill group, of that group, most of those people understand they're ill and they understand and stay on medication or treatment that keeps them a productive
attacks in that country's nearly two-year long civil war. >>> u.s. senator michael crapo says he is deeply sorry for being arrested and charged with dui sunday. >>> in honolulu, president obama and first lady michelle obama attended a memorial service for senator inoyue. >>> comments from mitt romney's oldest son that has gotten people talking. it has been seven weeks since the election and there has been a steady stream of details coming from both campaigns. now comes the revolution from tagg romney that his father had no desire to run for president again, at least at first. we have more on that story from boston. >> i have just called president obama to congratulate him on his victory. >> reporter: as mitt romney, members of his campaign staff and top gop leaders continue assessing how he lost the election to a vulnerable incumbent president, the oldest son of the former massachusetts governor is raising eyebrows about his dad's initial reluctance to make a second white house run. in a story published in the "boston globe" tagg romney said his father, quote, wanted to be president less t
, a doctor. all right, that will do it for us tonight. let's play hardball. >>> good evening. i'm michael summer connish in for chris matthews. president obama calls for congress to act on a scaled down deal that would spare the middle class on tax hikes from the first of the year. he spoke with john boehner tonight but is grand bargain still possible when everybody is leaving town. then in the weeks since the shooting massacre in a town that left hand 20 children and six educators dead, we've been hearing for plenty calling for new gun control laws but little from the nra until now. in a bizarre meeting, the head of the nra said the solution to gun vie lerchs in this country is simple. more guns. armed officers, in fact, in every school. it's the same line we've heard from nra, but has the country's relationship with guns fundamentally changed since newtown? and what we saw is yet another symptom of a real problem for the gop. they don't believe in compromise and they've lurched too far to the right. >>> plus replacing hillary clinton, john kerry gets the job he's waited for his whole li
cliffmas. let's play hardball. >>> good evening. i'm michael smerconish in for chris matthews. leading off tonight, fiscal cliff hanger, president obama calls on congress to act after christmas on a scale-down deal that would spare the middle class from tax hikes on the first of the year. the president met with harry reid and spoke with john boehner. is a grand bargain still possible when everyone is leaving town? >> a week from the shooting massacre that left 20 children and six educators dead, we have heard plenty of people calling for new gun control laws but very little from the national rifle association until now. in a bizarre news conference, the head of the nchl ra said the solution of gun violence in this country is simple, more guns. armed officers in every school. it is the same line we have heard before from the nra. has the country's relationship with guns fundamentally changed since newtown. what we saw last night from house republicans is yet another symptom of a real problem for the gop. they don't believe in compromise. they have lurnlged too far to the right. president ob
speaker and i am going to call a few names before you speak. >> hope, dennis dean, michael lion. arao, and kenny levels. >> my name is aaron flinn and i am from the hospitality house and it was mentioned earlier in rubber bullets, i can saying that... >> i cannot hear you. >> i just repeat that. >> item was mentioned earlier and in the use of rubber bullets and i lived in europe for a long time and i can safely say that all weapons are harmless and tasers are no exception. even though they are disguised as a less lethal option and amnesty international reported that 500 people in the u.s. died since 2001 in california alone. we know that mentally ill people are particular risk but so are others, such as elderly, pregnant woman, and people with heart problems and drug users. i believe that there needs to be another alternative for crisis intervention teams and one without weapons. thank you. >> hope, as the founder, i have been for 40 years, and needless to say in that time i have encountered many people in crisis, and i am 76 years old and i am still there, and i hope that we will not
let's see lisa alator. michael gos from the mental health association and mckay davis from the aclu. >> good morning, supervisors and staff, and members of the community. thanks for holding this hearing today. my name is lisa alator i, i am a resident of san francisco and i am an organizer with the coalition of homelessness and today i am proud to stand with my community members and my colleagues to say strongly that san francisco does not want tasers and san francisco does not need tasers. >> san francisco police department has been given the chance to set a national precedent in how they respond to crisis situations through the implementations of the crisis intervention team. instead of prioritizing the training and the culture shifts that are necessary to save the lives of our vulnerable populations he is offering a new weapon to be used. numerous studies shows that they are a deadly weapon that do nothing to lower fatality or police shooting victims. in fact we have seen the opposite. you will hear more testimony that highlights lawsuits and respect if i have studies done here i
't want to raise a spoiled child. >> reporter: michael johnson wanted to teach his 12-year-old son alex a lesson. >> i think at that age took everything for granted. kids don't think about having a house, having a car. having a bed. having clothes. having food. >> reporter: so johnson made a batch of breakfast bur re: tos, put them in the truck and took his son and his friend luke to see where the homeless live another streets of san diego. >> i was like scared because i thought they were all criminals and drunks and like addicted to drugs. >> reporter: but what they found was something different. >> they would all be like god bless you, and we're like god bless you too. >> reporter: the boys now a group of seven have been making burritos and taking them to the streets every sunday morning for more than 100 weeks. >> they haven't stopped, since -- these guys are the bottom. >> they have a lot of heart. report around here they are now known simply as the burrito boys. >> they're like water really proud of you guys for doing that, and it really feet good. >> thank you, brother. >> reporte
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than 40 years. the new york crime rate is 414 that's the lowest. michael bloomberg talked about the crime numbers for the year, one reason for the spike in thefts is the iphone. >> it's part of an expending robbery epidemic, apple taking. this surveillance video shows a thief sneaking up on her and putting her in a head lock. new york major michael bloomberg said that iphone thefts are single-handedly driving up the city's crime rate. >> if you just took out the thefts of apple products, our total crime rate would be lower than it was last year. >> reporter: in new york city alone, iphone thefts have spiked 30%. more than 16,000 snatched. and in washington, d.c., police told our pierre thomas, they make up nearly 40% of all robberies. >> they target those who are more vulnerable, women, women with baby carriages. >> reporter: police have stepped up awareness. in las vegas, there's a psa announcement with the voice of siri. >> i really don't enjoy being stolen. >> reporter: they're registering cell phones so owners can be contacted. you can download a free app that allows you to
it. you famously turned down the gordon gekko character, michael douglas played that. >> everyone asks me about that. first of all, no one could have done this better than michael. tavis: yeah, he played, yeah. >> nobody. tavis: exactly. >> nobody. and i don't even remember the circumstances, so i don't want to go there with this. tavis: no, i'm only raising that because you didn't do the gordon gekko character but you did do this one. what made you want to do this particular character? that's the only thing i wanted to ask you about that, not about "wall street." >> it came out of nowhere, the script, and it was actually given to me before i got on a plane. i was in l.a., and very rare that i come to l.a. i live in new york. i read it on the plane and was kind of floored by the quality of the writing, and not just as a movie, but how it understood people. ultimately, the framework and the fabric of the reality of this movie is the financial world and power and money, but you can't really sustain a movie about that. it has to be about people and their relationships and how the cho
here michael bloomberg is making headlines when he talked about the crime numbers. one of the reasons of thefts is the iphone. >> it's part of an expending robbery epidemic, apple taking. this survey vance video shows a thief sneaking up on her and putting her in a head lock. new york major michael bloomberg said that iphone thefts are single handedly driving up the city's crime rate. >> thefts of apple products, our total crime rate would be lower than it was last year. >> in new york city alone, iphone theft has spiked 30%.d. in washington, d.c., police told our pierre thomas, they make up 40% of all robberies. >> they target those who are more vulnerable, women, women with baby carriages. >> police have stepped up awareness >> i really don't enjoy being stolen. >> reporter: they're registering cell phones so owners can be contacted. now if you want to protect yourself and your personal information, you can put a pass word lock on your phone. >> that gps tracking that's useful, they often wipe off. >> you can trace these phones. criminals the minute they turn it off, they can't turn
on nbc. until then, al michaels, cris collinsworth, michele tafoya our whole gang led by fred gand goo night from seattle. . >>> news4 at 11:00 starts now. >>> fans celebrating tonight and anticipating next week's big game. good evening, everyone. rg-3 making his return today, leading the skins to their sixth consecutive victory. sounds pretty good. jason is here with more on today's big game. >> it was a huge game. a great win for the skins. philly, they've pretty much given up on the season, but you knew they were going to be tough in philadelphia. after a huge win today, the redskins will host the cowboys in a primetime matchup next sunday on nbc 4. they currently have the second longest winning streak in the nfl. six straight victories for the team that stands atop the division. robertriffin iii was back under center and he impressive play continued. rg-3 picking up where he left off for the redskins. in the second quarter, eagles up 7-6. griffin with a swing past to josh morgan and morgan finds his way to the end zone. 11-yard touchdown. redskins take the lead 13-7. third quarter
customers. >> in other news, u.s. senator michael crapo is free on bond after being arrested for alleged drug driving. the idaho republican and a red- light in alexandria early sunday morning and failed several field sobriety tests. he's expected in court january 4. he issued a statement saying, "i am deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this circumstance. i made a mistake for which i apologize to my family constituents, and many others who put their trust in me. i accept responsibility and will deal with whatever penalty comes my way. can and i will undertake measures to ensure the circumstances never repeated." >> under the people are expected to gather at the washington monument this afternoon to honor the victims of the connecticut school shooting. organizers of the circle up for kids events a people will join hands to form a large community circle around a anna kournikova. loveville noontime event is to urge people to find ways to prevent similar incidents in the future. people in new york city who want tighter gun laws are making their voices heard, marching over the brook
with a gunshot three people in frankstown township 100 miles east of pittsburgh. it's jeffery lee michael, 44, who was killed in a shoot-out with state troopers as he tried to flee in a pickup truck. neighbors say two of the victims lived near the gunman and were about to go christmas shopping when they were guntd down in their -- gunned down in their driveway. >> it's something you don't think can happen to you, you know. just like what happened in connecticut, you know. >> the third victim was shot to death as she put up christmas decorations on the front door of a porch. the state trooper wounded in the shoot-out with the gunman remains hospitalized tonight. that trooper is expected to be okay. >>> tonight, a manassas man is in police custody charged in a double shooting at a local convenience store. it happened just before 1:00 this afternoon at a sheets store in the 8500 block of centerville road in manassas park. police say two people were taken to prince william hospital. their conditions are unknown at this time. 34-year-old of manassas has been charged with malicious wounding and use
and lieutenant michael chiapperini. before shooting himself, and at his side, a rambling note. >> i need to see how much of a neighborhood i can burn down. and do what i like best, killing people. >> reporter: his intent to kill is clear, though his motive is still a mystery. but we do know spengler had a violent past. the 62-year-old served 17 years for killing his grandmother with a hammer. because spengler was a felon, he shouldn't have been able to possess weapons in the first place. two firefighters are in the hospital in stable condition. fortunately, both of them are expected to make full recovery. >> thank you for that, linsey. >>> we're going to turn to paula faris, in with the other top developing stories this morning. paula? >> good morning to you. the president is enjoying time away from the white house. but president obama is cutting short his christmas vacation. he is leaving hawaii tonight, so that he can be back in washington when congress reconvenes tomorrow. and they can try once again to negotiate a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff by the end of the year. just about every ameri
the developments in washington. with many law-makers still on holiday vacation. and kron4 political analyst michael yaki is also here. we'll get his take on where things stand - next at 5-30! (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> grant: now at 5-30. the "fiscal cliff" deadline is five days away. and there is no deal in sight to avoid automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. tonight - our poltical analyst michael yaki is here to break it down for us. but first - kron 4's justine waldman is stading- by to get us up to date on what is happening.justine. >> we have just learned that on friday, congressional leaders will meet with the president to discuss the fiscal cliff standoff. there is no legislation pending in either the house or the senate to avoid going over the cliff. and the converstations about it. continue to be confrontational. time is running out to reach an agreement to aviod the fiscal cliff. if there's no deal, taxes will go up and spending will be slashed. some warn that combination could spark another recession. with no deal in sight, president
, editor at large and michael duffy, executive editor for time magazine, chronicle the relationship of the u.s. presidents in "the presidents club: inside the world's most exclusive fraternity." and kevin phillips recounts what he believes was the most important year of the american revolution which was 1775, a good year for revolutions. for an extended list of links to various publications 2012 notable book selections, visit booktv.org or our facebook page, facebook.com/booktv. >> in 2008 judge robert bork sat down with eugene meyer, president of the federalist society, on booktv's "after words," an hourlong interview program. judge bork discussed a collection of his written works spanning nearly four decades. this interview was taped at judge bork's home in virginia. judge robert bork died on december 19, 2012. >> host: why did you, why did you collect "a time to speak," and is this just a book for lawyers? >> guest: well, i tried to do the articles in one year or because the intercollegiate studies institute approached me and asked me to collect, to make a selection they could pu
, "usa today's" bureau chief susan page, ron brownstein and michael duffy, washington bureau chief for "time" magazine. i'm candy crowley. this is "state of the union." nine days after the mass shooting deaths in newtown, the president of the national rifle association joined the gun debate. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation. >> in a similar vein, lawmakers in a growing number of states including oklahoma, missouri, minnesota, south dakota, virginia and oregon have said they will consider laws allowing teachers and school administrators to carry firearms at school. the nra says they are moving ahead to have their national model school shield program in place to any schools that want it. joining me now to talk about the dangers and backlash is the program director asa hutchinson. thank you so much for joining us. one of the things that struck me listening to wayne laperriere, there was no mention of any gun control in favor or in opposition, so i wanted to get you on
for a politician at all, in fact. he went for michael bennet, the superintendent of the denver public school system. bennett was, as you can imagine, excited. he was now a senator, a member of the world's most exclusive club. that is a big job. it is an impressive, big job. a job that makes you think pretty highly of yourself. what bennett was not prepared for was that when he took that big, important, impressive job, everybody would all of a sudden hate him. and they would hate him because they hate congress, and he was now part of congress, this thing that they hate. in november of 2011, bennett went down to the floor of the senate with a chart that is still one of my favorite charts of all time. it was a simple chart. it just showed how popular different things were. the irs, the people who collect taxes and audit you, 40% approval rating, unpopular. richard nixon during watergate in 1984, 24% approval. also very popular. banks that had just crashed the global financial system and were throwing tens of millions of people out of work worldwide, 23% approval, not good. paris hilton, 15% approval.
about how the fiscal cliff will hurt cities across the nation, philadelphia mayor michael nutter. mr. mayor, thank you so much for being on the show. >> thank you, luke. >> obviously, you've been very outspoken about how the sequester could have the severe impact on budgets for cities around the country. talk about that a little bit. we're only six days away. are you surprised by the lack of action here in washington on the fiscal cliff considering the dire implications for a lot of budgets in cities around america? >> actually, look, i am surprised. been around the block just a couple times. i've seen different things in the past, but this is very serious business, and apparently some members of congress just don't get it. the -- you can call it whatever you want to call it, but certainly fiscal is in front of it and it's not good. taxes going up for all americans, not a good thing. significant, possibly devastating budget cuts coming down to certainly state and local governments, not a good thing. and so this seemingly bad game of chicken, you know, this is not some schoolyard game
as the -- you know, the cliff notes michael o'brien wrote on nbc news to see where congressional leaders in the white house land in terms of the number. is it 200 income above 250,000? or is it income above $400,000 as the president proposed last week? or is it some other number? the 3:00 meet sing going to be very -- aftermath of the 3:00 meet sing going to be very interesting to see and to hear what comes out of it, if anything. >> yeah. it is ball the threshold. what will be that number if -- is it -- good enough for the republicans willing to make a deal so that they don't have to take a worse deal in a pew days? whether or not they will understand that we will see. kelly o'don ol', peter alexan r alexander, jonathan capeheart, thanks for bog the show. >>> much of the impact from going over the fiscal cliff will be spread out over a period of months or even years. but millions will feel the effects as soon as the ball drops on january 1. payroll taxes will rise for 120 million working households. the federal law that extends unemployment benefits for 39 weeks will disappear leaving
and into tomorrow morning. so here's what we're dealing with right now. nice quiet view from our michael & son weather camera. it does look like our temperatures though are pretty chilly. only 37 degrees for reagan national airport at this hour. we'll have a little bit of sunshine through mid-morning bring in some cloud cover midday and into the afternoon. and definitely see the opportunity for that snow showers to begin overnight tonight. temperatures are in the 30s but it's definitely feeling like the 20s and below. wind bundle up as -- bundled up as you head out. we are in a green weather alert for today with the wind advisory already popping in for the northern and western counties at midnight tonight. beverly? >>> we're checking out the ride olga for folks dry pavement this morning along with the extra friday light volume. if you head in on 66 front royal on into falls church and across the teddy roosevelt bridge. here's northbound 95 heading into springfield with the pace good. no active work zones to worry about out of fredericksburg through stafford into quantico. on to woodbridge and
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